Earth Hour is a global environmental initiative in partnership with WWF. On Saturday March 23 at 8.30pm, individuals, businesses, governments and communities are invited to turn off their lights for one hour to show your support for environmentaly sustainable action. For more information, visit earthhour.wwf.sg.
Residents of Geylang Serai constituency congregated at the basketball court next to Block 10 Eunos Crescent on the morning of 10 March 2013 for the bi-annual Geylang Serai Town Day! At the carnival, residents participated in the fun-filled activities such as handicraft, balloon sculpting, games and exhibitions.
The residents also attempted to set a new record in the Singapore Book of Records by creating the longest sculpture made using red packets.
On 12 January 2013, the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP) was launched at the pavilion of Blk 318 Ubi Ave 1. Associate Professor Fatimah Lateef officiated the opening ceremony and the new facilities included an activity plaza, new playground and jogging track. Residents welcomed the proposed facilities and voted in favour of the programme.
This year, the Town Council and MacPherson constituency organised the "Let's Clean our Town" on 11 November 2012. To show our appreciation to the cleaners for maintaining the estate clean, they were granted a rest day and presented with a token of appreciation.
In conjunction with the national Clean and Green Singapore campaign,the MPs, together with various grassroots leaders, led a group of volunteers and residents to clean up their constituencies in the month of November.
Mountbatten was filled with a night of fun and laughters on 29 September 2012. Residents used lanterns to build the longest dragon of 51 metres long and set the Singapore Book of Records! The Mountbatten constituency's inaugural newsletter "Connect@Mountbatten" and logo were launched.
The Braddell Heights Town Night was held on 21 July 2012 at the Old Serangoon Bus Interchange. In conjunction of the Racial Harmony Day and first day of Ramadan, residents gathered together for the breaking fast meal. This year also marks the IRCC's 10th anniversary where the MPs of Marine Parade Town celebrated and conducted the cake-cutting ceremony. Announcements on the development plans of Old Serangoon Interchange were made and the Old Serangoon Interchange will soon be converted to an Integrated Day Facility (IDF) and childcare / infant centre. In addition, residents can enjoy additional parking lots as part of the site will be converted into surface parking lots.
"On Saturday 31 March 2012, celebrate Earth Hour at Orchard Road. Sign up online as an Earth Hour Ambassador to spread the Earth Hour message, participate in the first ever 60+ SINGAPORE human formation and get an Ambassador Kit filled with eco-friendly products. Visit earthhour.wwf.sg
for more information. See you there!"
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9 prototypes were received from the students in the Stage 2 of the Students Design Competition – Cool Ideas for Better HDB Living.
For more details, visit http://www.facebook.com/leeyishyan.ideas and vote for your favourite one by “liking” the photo.
Voting closes on 23 Mar 2012, 12pm.